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Litigation - General Attorney in Columbia, SC

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Company name

Sweeny, Wingate & Barrow, P.A.

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type


Practice Area

Litigation - General

Years of Experience

3-5 yrs required


USA Columbia, SC

Date Last Verified

Sep 19,2017

Posted on

Jul 19,2017

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Litigation Associate's Degree DUTIES: Advising and representing clients before tribunals on litigation matters. Holding meetings with clients in order to discuss details of a case. Conducting research and analysis of legal problems. Analyzing the probable outcomes of cases, using knowledge of legal precedents. Interpreting laws, rulings and regulations for clients. Writing and oral advocacy on behalf of clients. Overseeing paralegal, law clerk and legal assistant work. Taking depositions. Sitting as first, second or third chair on bench or jury trials. Performing other duties as assigned.

Qualification and Experience

REQUIREMENTS: JD Degree from an ABA accredited institution Member of the South Carolina Bar. Member of the United States District Court for the District of South Carolina. Certificate of Completion of Rule 403 of the South Carolina Appellate Court Rules (SCACR). 3-5 years of experience in civil litigation. Strong negotiation, analytical, writing and oral advocacy skills. Proficiency in legal research. Strong computer skills and proficiency in MS Office applications. Ability to work as a “self-starter” and handle litigation matters from pleadings to appeal. Ability to be flexible, to adapt and act quickly when urgent matters require it. High ethical standards consistent with Rules of Professional Conduct. Ability to maintain confidentiality consistent with Rules of Professional Conduct.

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Sweeny, Wingate & Barrow, P.A.
1515 Lady Street
P.O. Box 12129
Columbia, SC 29201